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Rep. Haaland a Strong—and Historic—Choice to Lead Interior Department

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Rep. Haaland a Strong—and Historic—Choice to Lead Interior Department

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Rep. Haaland a Strong—and Historic—Choice to Lead Interior Department

Rep. Haaland a Strong—and Historic—Choice to Lead Interior Department

Rep. Haaland a Strong—and Historic—Choice to Lead Interior Department

Deb Haaland: Historic Native American 'pick for Biden cabinet'

Deb Haaland: Historic Native American 'pick for Biden cabinet'

Deb Haaland would be the first Native American in a cabinet secretary role, overseeing public lands.

A Native American interior secretary would have “a fundamental respect for public lands”

A Native American interior secretary would have “a fundamental respect for public lands”

Indigenous leaders are calling for Biden to name Deb Haaland to head the department. She would be the first-ever Native American Cabinet secretary.

AP sources: Biden to pick Rep. Haaland as interior secretary

AP sources: Biden to pick Rep. Haaland as interior secretary

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary, according to two people familiar with the decision, a historic pick that would make her the ...

Could Biden Name an Indigenous Secretary of the Interior? Environmental Groups are Hoping He Will.

Could Biden Name an Indigenous Secretary of the Interior? Environmental Groups are Hoping He Will.

But Native American and climate activists pushing Indigenous women for the Cabinet face challenges. First among them? Winning the election.

William Perry Pendley to be nominated to lead land management agency

William Perry Pendley to be nominated to lead land management agency

President Donald Trump on Friday said he plans to nominate William Perry Pendley, a controversial figure who would become Trump's first head of the agency managing one-tenth of the nation's ...

Federal judge rejects Justice Department's effort to defend Trump in E. Jean Carroll rape defamation suit

Federal judge rejects Justice Department's effort to defend Trump in E. Jean Carroll rape defamation suit

Trump's statements about the decades-old "allegations have no relationship to the official business of the United States," the judge wrote.

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on 2 Iranian Officials in Robert Levinson Case

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on 2 Iranian Officials in Robert Levinson Case

The Treasury imposed sanctions on two Interior Ministry officials, who it said were “involved in the abduction, detention and probable death” of Mr. Levinson, a former F.B.I. agent.

Biden stocks landing teams with climate experts

Biden stocks landing teams with climate experts

From the Pentagon to the General Services Administration, President-elect Joe Biden has embedded climate-minded officials throughout his sprawling transition team.

New Mexico's Deb Haaland emerges as Biden's top choice to lead U.S. Interior -sources

New Mexico's Deb Haaland emerges as Biden's top choice to lead U.S. Interior -sources

U.S. Representative Deb Haaland of New Mexico appears to be President-elect Joe Biden's top choice to head the Interior Department, three informed sources said, a pick that would make her ...

Trump’s Cuba ban puts travelers and cruise ship companies in limbo

Trump’s Cuba ban puts travelers and cruise ship companies in limbo

The State Department announced the fulfilling of a promise to upend Obama-era resumption of U.S. travel to the Caribbean isle.

Biden Stocks Transition Teams with Climate Experts

Biden Stocks Transition Teams with Climate Experts

The President-elect has included those with climate experience across a wide swath of federal agencies